clink clink  /ˈklɪŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a short light metallic sound
  2. (n) a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
  3. (v) make a high sound typical of glass
  4. (v) make or emit a high sound

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Keep Koz in prison, state says

    An attorney for the state told a judicial panel yesterday that former Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski should be kept in the clink because letting him out would “undermine respect for the law.” “Dennis Kozlowski stole $100 million,” the state’s lawyer, Mark Shawhan, argued in the Appellate Division, in an...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Attorney: Keep Tyco big Kozlowski behind bars

    An attorney for the state Parole Board told a judicial panel today that former Tyco chief Dennis Kozlowski — who’s serving time for fleecing company coffers to support his lavish lifestyle — should be kept in the clink because letting him out early would “undermine respect for the law.” “Dennis Kozlowski...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. The World's Most Luxurious New Jungle Retreat: Mashpi Lodge In Ecuador

    “Here’s to attempting impossible projects,” says Roque Sevilla, the chairman of one of South America’s longest-running tour operators, as we clink glasses. We’re at a dinner to talk about his latest “beautiful impossible project,” the roughly year-old Mashpi Lodge in the Andean cloud forest about three hours northwest of Quito. The spectacularly isolated Mashpi Lodge is at the center of a 3,212 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. O'Donnell said when Stewart "got out of the clink" she asked to be on her show, but Stewart didn't take her up on the offer.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Rosie O Donnell Source: WFIE-TV

  2. "The Finns like to drink from time to time," said Todt in French newspaper Le Figaro. "Raikkonen will be much more visible at Ferrari, and he will be given a lot of attention and much affection. But if he wants to clink glasses with his...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Jean Todt Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "And so then everything is rosy. Champagne glasses were heard to clink around the world as traders got back into it," Watson says. "We just could not believe the flip flop, they went from being hugely pessimistic to overly optimistic."
    on Dec 31, 2007 By: Cameron Watson Source: Stuff.co.nz

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